field-strip

[ feeld-strip ]
/ ˈfildˌstrɪp /

verb (used with object), field-stripped or (Rare) field-stript, field-strip·ping. Military.

to take apart (a weapon) for cleaning, lubrication, and repair or for inspection.
to roll up the paper and scatter the tobacco of (a cigarette butt).

Nearby words

  1. field-effect transistor,
  2. field-emission microscope,
  3. field-glasses,
  4. field-holler,
  5. field-ion microscope,
  6. field-test,
  7. fieldcraft,
  8. fielder,
  9. fielder's choice,
  10. fieldfare

Origin of field-strip

First recorded in 1945–50

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